The Jalopy Journal
We had a small block with all the good stuff ( aluminum rods, rev kit etc. you could turn it to 9800 rpm’s but the car was just as fast shifting...
Sleds might be right, just wanted you to have all the info before you put your feet on the line.
Just a note- Dog Patch on here had a clutch explosion with a quick time scatter shield, did not hold up well, pictures on his “ Dodge This, 1939...
flat towing Dads “late model”
My Dad raced roadsters in the late 40’s to early 50’s then they switched to coupes. I cry every time I look at this 3 windo
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Roundly - Roundy racers have made their wheels that way for years. Bolt them on the front and use a dial indicator to true them up
Follow the instructions exactly, that’s the problem with most units.
A fellow on y-blocksforever.com did a rack and pinion kit with stock column, but his was a 4 speed with floor shift.
Measure the distance between the frame rails and where you want the fill tube at. There should be a mfg. that has the measurements on its web...
In 1965 [ATTACH] My first was a 57 F-100 from a junk yard, installed Pontiac 389 and trans. Dads Friend owed him a favor and it got paint, My Dads...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] When i turned 16, my Dad and I put together this 35 dollar junkyard rescue. 389 Pontiac engine and trans a little paint and I...
Glad to here, have you got your shots yet?
My T-Bird is a 57, I’m a 49
Hope y’all are safe, that was a wicked storm!
This bird was customised years ago by the owners father, after he passed the son put in the later engine. Texas car.
[ATTACH] Dad’s brand new Hornet, tape it up and race
My Dad in the rear engine car. He said “ worse handling car he ever drove”[ATTACH]
The Granada spindles need one ball joint hole reamed larger, it will sit 1” lower than stock. Aerostar springs will add another 1 to 1.5 drop....
My brother-in-law had a 60 Pontiac, had it rebuilt. The shop couldn’t get to to start. Clearances to tight they said, talked him into a standard...
Search “35 Ford waterfall” it looks great.
Some where on here, a guy made a waterfall dash trim for his car from a 3D printer, and had it chromed over the plastic. Looked great and he was...
There has been a couple of conversions done on here. Both 34 I think, but tips should apply.
Well Cat, you can find lots of answers and parts at www.y-blocksforever.com. Nice bunch of guys with tons of knowledge. I like your 57
My Dad was shopforman for Superior when I was in High School, this was my introduction to A/FX racing. I have love them every since. This car even...
I don’t know mopar stuff, can you put a smaller 354 crank in a 392 block? Make a small cubic inch screener.
I love old footage of roadster era. Here is my Dads car here in Texas. [ATTACH]
Anyone in your area doing extrude honing?
Jimmy Huff’s. Wagon did the same thing when he first got his falcon running. What did he do?
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